Robert Collignon (b. 1956), Outdoorsman/Esox Lucious Kandinsky, French River. Ont. Can., printed 2010; digital print, 11 x 9 inches on 14 x 11 inch paper; Gift of the Artist
Burchfield's archives reveal his studied fascination with symbolism, which he used to capture the countless emotions, sounds and other invisible elements that spoke to his senses. As he wrote, "An artist must paint not what he sees in nature, but what is there."